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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1138 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MASSACHUSETTS...

  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MONTAGUE AFFECTING FRANKLIN AND HAMPSHIRE
  COUNTIES

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
CONNECTICUT...MASSACHUSETTS...
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MIDDLE HADDAM AFFECTING MIDDLESEX COUNTY
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT NORTHAMPTON AFFECTING HAMPDEN AND HAMPSHIRE
  COUNTIES
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT THOMPSONVILLE AFFECTING HARTFORD AND HAMPDEN
  COUNTIES
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD AFFECTING HARTFORD AND MIDDLESEX
  COUNTIES

SNOWMELT FROM THE UPPER CONNECTICUT BASIN COMBINED WITH ONE TO TWO
INCHES OF RAIN THAT FELL YESTERDAY WILL RESULT IN SHARP RISES ON THE
CONNECTICUT RIVER.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...A FLOOD STATEMENT PROVIDING THE LATEST INFORMATION
IN THIS FLOOD EVENT WILL BE ISSUED WITHIN THE NEXT 8 HOURS...OR
EARLIER IF NEEDED.

SAFETY MESSAGE...DO NOT ALLOW CHILDREN TO PLAY NEAR SWOLLEN
RIVERS...STREAMS OR CULVERTS.  SWIFTLY MOVING WATER CAN POSE AN
IMMINENT THREAT TO LIFE.



&&

CTC003-007-170338-
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/HFDC3.1.ER.140413T1225Z.140418T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1138 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 11:16 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 20.7 FEET BY
  EARLY FRIDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* IMPACT...AT 21.0 FEET...FLOODING IS EXPECTED ALONG THE RIVER IN
  PORTIONS OF WETHERSFIELD...GLASTONBURY AND ROCKY HILL. THE HIGH
  WATERS AND SWIFT FLOWS WILL DISRUPT SOME CROSS RIVER FERRY
  SERVICES. UPSTREAM OF HARTFORD FLOODING WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT
  PORTIONS OF WINDSOR. IMMEDIATE RIVER ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE.
  FURTHER DOWNSTREAM FLOODING WILL LIKELY RESULT IN THE EVACUATION OF
  LOW LYING AREAS ALONG RIVER ROAD IN CROMWELL AND RIVER ROAD IN
  PORTLAND. FLOODING INCREASES ALONG THE RIVER FROM MIDDLETOWN TO OLD
  SAYBROOK.

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1138 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MASSACHUSETTS...

  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MONTAGUE AFFECTING FRANKLIN AND HAMPSHIRE
  COUNTIES

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
CONNECTICUT...MASSACHUSETTS...
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MIDDLE HADDAM AFFECTING MIDDLESEX COUNTY
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT NORTHAMPTON AFFECTING HAMPDEN AND HAMPSHIRE
  COUNTIES
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT THOMPSONVILLE AFFECTING HARTFORD AND HAMPDEN
  COUNTIES
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD AFFECTING HARTFORD AND MIDDLESEX
  COUNTIES

SNOWMELT FROM THE UPPER CONNECTICUT BASIN COMBINED WITH ONE TO TWO
INCHES OF RAIN THAT FELL YESTERDAY WILL RESULT IN SHARP RISES ON THE
CONNECTICUT RIVER.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...A FLOOD STATEMENT PROVIDING THE LATEST INFORMATION
IN THIS FLOOD EVENT WILL BE ISSUED WITHIN THE NEXT 8 HOURS...OR
EARLIER IF NEEDED.

SAFETY MESSAGE...DO NOT ALLOW CHILDREN TO PLAY NEAR SWOLLEN
RIVERS...STREAMS OR CULVERTS.  SWIFTLY MOVING WATER CAN POSE AN
IMMINENT THREAT TO LIFE.



&&

CTC007-170338-
/O.CON.KBOX.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MHDC3.2.ER.140413T2242Z.140418T2000Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
1138 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MIDDLE HADDAM.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:45 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 10.8 FEET BY
  FRIDAY MORNING
* IMPACT...AT 10.5 FEET...FLOODING CONTINUES TO OVERSPREAD SECTIONS OF
  PORTLAND AND MIDDLETOWN...AS WELL AS DOWNSTREAM TOWNS INCLUDING
  CHESTER AND ESSEX.  SOME IMMEDIATE RIVER ROADS WILL BE IMPASSABLE.
  IN CROMWELL THIS USUALLY IMPACTS PORTIONS OF RIVER ROAD.  IN ROCKY
  HILL...PORTIONS OF MEADOW ROAD WILL BECOME IMPASSABLE.

$$

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